Here are 7 famous actresses from Sweden were born in 1927:
Margit Eklund (May 18, 1927 Karlstad-) is a Swedish actor.
Margit Eklund began her career as an actor in the 1940s and went on to become a prominent figure in the Swedish film and theatre industry. She starred in over 50 films throughout her career, including "Skuggan av ett tvivel" (1954), "Flickan i regnet" (1955), and "Kvinnodröm" (1955).
Apart from her work in film, Margit Eklund also had a successful theatre career. She worked at Malmö City Theatre and the Royal Dramatic Theatre in Stockholm, among other places.
Margit Eklund was awarded the prestigious O'Neill Scholarship for her contribution to Swedish theatre. She was also honored with the Guldbagge Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the film "Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd" in 1982.
Even in her 90s, Margit Eklund remains an inspiration to many young actors and fans, and her contributions to Swedish cinema and theatre will always be remembered.
Inga Landgré (August 6, 1927 Stockholm-) is a Swedish actor. She has two children, Anja Landgré and Dan Landgré.
Inga Landgré began her acting career in the 1940s and quickly rose to fame in Sweden. She has appeared in numerous films, television shows, and stage productions. Landgré is known for her versatile acting skills and has portrayed a range of characters throughout her career.
In addition to her acting work, Landgré is also a writer and has published several books. She has also worked as a director and has been involved in various cultural and political organizations. Landgré is considered one of Sweden's most prominent actors and has received numerous awards and honors throughout her career.
Elisabeth Söderström (May 7, 1927 Stockholm-November 20, 2009 Stockholm) a.k.a. Elisabeth Soderstrom, Söderström, Elisabeth or Elisabeth Anna Söderström was a Swedish singer, actor and opera singer. She had three children, Malcolm Olow, Jens Olow and Peter Olow.
Elisabeth Söderström began her singing career as a mezzo-soprano but later transitioned to a soprano. She was known for her exceptional vocal range and the emotional depth she brought to her performances. Söderström was particularly renowned for her interpretation of the works of Benjamin Britten and was considered to be one of the greatest interpreters of his music. She performed at major opera houses around the world including the Royal Opera House in London and the Metropolitan Opera in New York City. Söderström was also a prolific interpreter of art song, and her recordings of Schubert and Strauss songs are among her most highly regarded. She retired from full-time performing in 1989 and was awarded the Royal Swedish Academy of Music's Litteris et Artibus medal the same year.
Elsie Höök (September 20, 1927 Södertälje-) otherwise known as Elsie Marianne Höök is a Swedish actor.
She began her acting career in the early 1950s, appearing in theatre productions and small film roles. Her breakthrough role came in the 1963 film "The Silence", directed by Ingmar Bergman. She went on to star in several other Bergman films, including "Persona" and "Cries and Whispers".
Höök also had a successful career in television, appearing in many Swedish shows and miniseries throughout the 70s and 80s. In addition to her acting work, she was also a member of the Swedish Academy of Dramatic Arts and was awarded the Illis Quorum medal in recognition of her contributions to Swedish culture.
Despite her success, Höök remained humble and dedicated to her craft throughout her career. She passed away on June 6, 2005, leaving behind a legacy as one of Sweden's most talented and beloved actors.
Ulla Sjöblom (May 11, 1927 Stockholm-August 3, 1989 Stockholm) was a Swedish actor and singer.
She began her career in the 1940s and gained popularity in the 1950s with roles in Swedish films such as "One Summer of Happiness" and "Wild Strawberries". Sjöblom also had success as a singer, recording several albums in both Swedish and English. She was known for her distinctive voice and style, and often performed in jazz clubs throughout Europe. In addition to her film and music career, Sjöblom was also a television host and appeared in several television programs. She died at the age of 62 due to complications from cancer.
Britta Billsten (March 16, 1927 Annedal-) also known as Brita Billsten, Brita Billsten-Bergman, Brita Dan-Bergman, Brita Maria Billsten or Brita Maria Bill Stone is a Swedish actor. Her children are called Mikael Dan-Bergman and Kristofer Dan-Bergman.
Britta Billsten started her career as an actor in the 1950s and has since then worked in several plays, movies, and TV shows. She is most known for her roles in the films "Bröderna Malm" (1969), "Här kommer Pippi Långstrump" (1969), and the TV series "Skärgårdsdoktorn" (1997-2000) where she played the character of Vendela.
Apart from acting, Billsten has also worked as a director and producer for various theater productions. She is a recipient of the Royal Medal Litteris et Artibus, which is awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions to culture in Sweden.
In addition to her artistic accomplishments, Billsten is also a well-known advocate for animal rights and has actively supported several animal welfare organizations.
Britt Hagman (July 1, 1927 Stockholm-) is a Swedish actor.
He is best known for his roles in Swedish films such as "Ådalen 31" and "Hets". Hagman began his acting career in the early 1950s and appeared in numerous films and television series throughout his career. He was also a well-known voice actor in Sweden, providing the voice for characters in animated films and television shows. In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Hagman was also an accomplished artist, known for his paintings and sculptures. He was awarded the Swedish Gold Mask award for his contributions to Swedish theater in 1962. Even in his 90s, Hagman remains an active member of the Swedish entertainment industry.